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First Aid Treatment for Accidental Poisoning

Did you know that two to four million accidental poisonings are reported each year in the United States? Over 90% of the reported incidents happen at home. Health officials regularly consult poison control centers around the country about different cases and substances. Poisoning occurs when a person ingests substances that can cause harm to the […]

Appendicitis Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery

Most of your body’s organs have well-known uses, but that’s not the case with the appendix. Some believe that your body stores good bacteria inside it to lessen the severity of gastrointestinal illness, however that’s just a theory at this point. One area in which medical experts do agree on when it comes to appendicitis […]

Heat Exhaustion Signs and Treatment

Southwest Florida is full of blue skies and sunshine, making it the ideal place to spend time outdoors. Unfortunately, the extreme heat and humidity put people at a heightened risk of heat exhaustion. While that might not sound serious, you can develop heatstroke if you don’t address the condition, which can cause permanent brain damage […]

Asthma Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Asthma is much more prevalent in Florida than you might realize. In fact, it’s estimated that one in eight adults and one in nine children who live in the Sunshine State have the condition. While there isn’t a cure, you can start a treatment plan to control your symptoms and possibly reverse some of the […]

What to Do If You Experience Chest Pain and Breathing Problems

It is hard to make critical decisions when experiencing chest pain and breathing problems. The pain and lack of air can cause you to panic, leaving you unsure of the steps to take. By learning what to do ahead of time, you’ll be prepared if you experience a medical crisis, allowing you to jump into […]